8 African FMs to discuss Africa’s opposition to ICC with UN Security Council

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The Sudanese Foreign Minister, Ibrahim Ghandour, has said that he and seven other African Foreign ministers will discuss with the UN Security Council (UNSC), on June 9, the position of African countries opposing the International Criminal Court (ICC). The African … Read More

UN: ICC Trial Chamber terminates Kenyatta case

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New York US (PANA) – The Trial Chamber V(B) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) withdrew on Friday charges against Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta. A statement from the ICC noted that the prosecution had withdrawn the charges against Mr. Kenyatta, and the … Read More

ICC launches policy on sexual gender-based crimes

New York, US (PANA) – The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Ms. Fatou Bensouda has launched a Policy on Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes, stressing the need to end impunity for such egregious crimes. Speaking at the launch of … Read More

Kenya: President Kenyatta receives heroic welcome after ICC appearance

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta received a heroic welcome back home Thursday after his appearance before the International Criminal Court (ICC), where prosecutors accused his government of erasing crucial sections of incriminating evidence from his telephone data. … Read More

Kenya: ICC orders Kenyatta to appear personally in court

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – International Criminal Court (ICC) judges have ordered Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to attend his status conference in person on October 8, 2014. The judges, in a ruling from The Hague, Netherlands, late Tuesday, rejected Kenyatta’s lawyers’ … Read More

Kenya: ICC’s German Judge Hans-Peter Kaul who rejected trial of Kenyan cases dies

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – International Criminal Court (ICC) Judge Hans-Peter Kaul, who issued dissenting opinions on the trial of Kenyan President and his Deputy at The Hague-based Court, has died after a serious illness, the Court said Tuesday. “We are … Read More

ICC postpones Kenya President Kenyatta’s trial date

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Photo: africaontheblog PANA The Hague, Netherlands – The Netherlands-based International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday postponed the commencement of the trial of Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta, who is facing charges of crimes against humanity, until February next year. This follows … Read More

130 Groups Across Africa Call for Countries to Back ICC

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Lieutenant General Omar al-Bashir of Sudan Human Rights Watch AU Summit Should Support Court, Including Kenya Cases Johannesburg–130 groups from across Africa called on African members of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a letter made public today to affirm … Read More